You can probably see that initially we layed the bricks in the diamond in a basket weave pattern, but in the last two photos they've been re-layed in a running bond pattern...this highlights the diamond shape a lot more.
The shape reflects a similar diamond inside the house, and when you stand inside and look at the brick courtyard, it looks amazing!
And if you're wondering what the posts as for, check out the next lot of photos...
Every one of these bar two were a different size, as we had to work around some exisiting posts, decks and new gates.
Every one of the panels slotted in perfectly, and once they were up, the original plain lawn was transformed into a peaceful and secure space for people and pets!